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Overview | August 5 Fix It Meeting

Ramp Build | Mount Pleasant, SC
Ramp Build | Mount Pleasant, SC

Thank you to everyone who attended this meeting and special thanks to Reverend Crummy and our friends at Greater Goodwill AME Church for hosting us!

Opening Prayer & Welcome

Project Status Updates:

  • Completed Projects: ECMOW Porch Repair (Mount Pleasant), Palmetto Wheelchair Ramp Build (Huger), Christ Church Wheelchair Ramp Build (Mount Pleasant)

New & Upcoming Projects:

  • ECMOW list
    • Bill: site visits to 4 mobile homes
    • ECEN Fix It invitations extended to ECMOW church contacts
    • ECMOW will submit up-to-date repair list prior to next meeting for discussion/project selection at the September 9 Fix It meeting
  • Project recommendation from Six Mile Christian Center
    • More information on the home and family
    • May need temporary housing

Fix It Process:

  • Need formalized process: Incoming, Planning, Outgoing

Skill Set and Resources Inventory:

  • Revisions via email from group (deadline: 8/9)

Year One Goals:

  • Fix It: 9 wheelchair ramps, $18K
  • Rapid Response: 12 projects (1/month), $24K

Supply Contact List:

  • Keep running list of supply sources/discounts, etc.

Marketing One Sheeter:

  • ECEN website: think about separating Wheelchair Ramp Builds and Rapid Response
  • Digital version deadline: NEXT FRIDAY (8/16)

Grants:

  • Who do you know? What connections do you have? Does your employer offer grant opportunities?
  • Form Fundraising Sub-Committee: Fix It specific or ECEN wide?
  • Do we want 1-2 Materials Coordinators or should they be project-specific?

Community Announcements:

  • Operation Home: Heat Relief – 50 A/C units still available (Contact Rachel at rachel@operationhome.org)
  • October 20: Operation Home “Drum It Up” Fundraising Dinner & Auction at Red Drum

NEXT MEETING:
Monday, September 9 at 6:00pm
Friendship AME Church – Education Building
204 Royall Avenue

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